Seven Hills Foundation

Martha's Vineyard Support Advocate

Affiliate
SHCS
Type
Regular Part-Time
Job ID
18121
Schedule
Sunday 9a-9p; Saturday 9a-8p (23 hours)

Overview

 

Core Values

 


 

Benefits for Part-time Employees:

  • Accrued Paid Sick Time
  • Enhanced Retirement Plan: 25% - 33% Employer match (Minimum of 20 worked hours per week)
  • Student Loan Assistance: Consolidation and free debt counseling!

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Responsibilities

Position Snapshot: 

 

Support Advocates are responsible for the provision of day-to-day services to our program participants. To assist and/ or teach individuals varying levels of personal care which may include bathing, toileting, teeth brushing etc. so individuals always look and feel their best. To assist and/ or teach individuals household maintenance, meal prep and/or shopping, while providing ongoing opportunities for individuals to assume increasing control & responsibility over their daily lives. Support Advocates may also accompany individuals on appointments as well. Administering medications (or supporting them to self-medicate) in accordance with residential guidelines. To follow routines of the individuals including, but not limited to; Behavior Support Plans, personal care, Physical Therapy, etc

 

Support Advocates are provided a paid 5-day New Employee Orientation and receive training on CPR/First Aid, Safety Care, Defensive Driving, and Medication Administration Program (MAP). They also receive program-specific training at the work site.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 18+ years old
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License & Good Driving Record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Commitment to assisting people with varying disabilities to participate fully in their community and in their own lives.
  • Varied interests and personal connections in the local community.
  • Proven record of conscientious, responsible behavior (work, volunteer or school history).
  • Ability to work as a creative, engaged, dedicated member of your team.

 

Thank you for your interest in Seven Hills Foundation!  We value every applicant.  If you experience any difficulty in applying or need assistance, please contact the main office at 508-755-2340. 

 

You can also see an overview of the amazing work our organization does with this video: 

https://vimeo.com/344648526

 


 

The mission of Seven Hills Foundation is to promote and encourage the empowerment of people with significant challenges so that each may pursue their highest possible degree of personal well-being and independence.

 

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